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FOX News
Nov 13, 2009 5:00pm EST
that. glenn: did you vote for obama? >> i did. glenn: why? >> i was torn. i voted for him and then i voted all republican. i was torn -- i did it mostly out of sense of obligation to grow the part of martin luther king and people who grew up through alabama and i got to be honest with you. the president is getting a free pass within the black community on so many things. where are the jobs? what are you doing for the little people? we're supposed to have a trickle up economy. i remember those words. glenn: i do, too. >> you don't trickle up when you give a.i.g. billions and goldman sachs billions. glenn: so what do we do? >> i am hoping that somehow the kids, balls it's always about the youth, that the kids will be able to look around and say this president obama, a guy who made it and i want to use his footprint and he made it through education. he is a wonderful speaker. he has a great education. that, to me, is ultimately how to turn all of this around. glenn: charles, i was -- i'm puzzled not just by your life experience as an african-american kid where, you know, you get beat up
PBS
Nov 13, 2009 12:35pm EST
>> charlie: welcome to the broadcast. we begin with a new documentary about president obama produced by the actor edward norton and the writers are amy rice and alicia sams. >> it's not about how much of obama do we get to see but the movement and the structure of the campaign and the internal piece of that history that's now occurred which is he got elected. >> be the i bought his book and i read it and you know, he has an incredible story and a thought, wow, this guy could be the first african-american president and i thought it would make a great documentary. >> there was almost a serendipity to the campaign and it occurred within him and -- it was the right campaign for the right person at the right time and there's like an elegant simplicity to it all and a genius behind it. >> charlie: and the basketball coach from the university of north carolina, roy williams. >> i loved going on the road. i love having the majority of people not being for us, cheering against us. the national championship game this year in detroit with us against michigan state, 72,000 people and 7,
CSPAN
Nov 16, 2009 12:00pm EST
become the next guantanamo bay? why a congressman is against that idea. >>> and president obama says there's something he'd like everyone to see in china. he wants everything to have what he told a group of students in shanghai. >>> i'm richelle carey. welcome to "hln's" "news and views" on this monday. the story we're following as we speak. a somber update on a 5-year-old girl missing nearly a week. investigators say right now they are searching for the body of shaniya davis along a central north carolina highway. the police say they've received reliable information she may have been dumped there. police have charged shaniya's 25-year-old mother with human trafficking and felony child abuse. new pictures a moment ago. the mother antoinette davis is due in court in two hours. shaniya lived with her father until last month. he was hesitant to let her stay with her mother but felt she deserved an opportunity to be a part of shaniya's life. >> of course i had some reserves. however she been trying. i know she been working for at least six months, and she had been trying to get her life
ABC
Nov 4, 2009 3:05am EST
of police firing tear gas at anti-government demonstrators and making several arrests. >>> president obama has a message for iran on this, the anniversary of that well-known hostage crisis. >> in a statement the president says iran needs to choose between focusing on the past or moving toward a brighter future. >> laura setrakian is in the mideast with a look at u.s./iran relations. good morning, lara. >> reporter: good morng, jeremy and vinita. when iranian students stormed the u.s. embassy, taking 63 americans hostage, they drove a wedge into u.s./iranian relations that's lasted more than 30 years. for 444 days the crisis continued. the hostage-takers called their captives guests of the ayatollah. they celebrated the embassy takeover as a victory against imperialism and the american super power. every year on the 4th of november iran's government commemorates the event with rallies against the u.s., the great satan in the eyes of the islamic revolution. this year the scene is more complicated. iran's government is railing against america while it publicly negotiates with the u.s. over it
CSPAN
Nov 24, 2009 10:00am EST
one statement to say. i know it is not hard for obama to want to kill other muslims because i'm not sure he is a christian. i did not say we need to send more troops to afghanistan because the pakistanis are stepping up and with both of us working together, i think we can come to a conclusion over there. then we will not have to worry about anymore terror attacks. thank you. host: thank you and thanks to all of you for your calls and comments. of course, we will have the prime minister from india here at the white house for a news conference this morning and the state dinner tonight, 6:00 on the west coast. tomorrow morning at 7:00 a.m. here on the washington -- on the "washington journal" we can continue the conversation. enjoy the rest of your day. . . >> we will take you live to the white house for the joint news conference with president obama and the indian prime minister. later, a look at the global food shortage. >> thanksgiving day, at 10:00 eastern bill clinton is on hand to present steven spielberg with an award. from the jfk library and museum, nick burns on terrori
CSPAN
Nov 4, 2009 7:00am EST
. in virginia, in 2008 when barack obama took virginia, people under 30 were 21% of the electorate. today they were 10%. the black vote was 0% of all virginia votes last year. today it was 15%. the very coalition that put barack obama over the top is not showing up. >> democrats, though, still may make election history and richard lui i will take a look at a new york congressional race in just few meants and more on the wider implicationses of these elections. >>> more infants and young people are hospital leezed for the h1n1 flu, but in california, older people are more likely to die from it. a study in the journal of the american medical association says the fatality rate from h1n1 in california is around 11%, 2000 people over 50, the fatality rate is as high as 20%. the study looked at california cases from april to august. >>> on the 30 lt anniversary of the iranian hostage crisis, president obama said that he wants to move beyond the past and build a relationship with iran based on mutual interests and mutual respect. u.s./iran relations have been hostile since the day islamic studen
CNN
Nov 24, 2009 11:00am EST
opening a state visit to the white house. president obama set to are reveal his war strategy for afghanistan within days and how cnn hero status changed his life saving clinics in kenya. i'm tony harris and you're in the "cnn newsroom." >>> president obama meeting this hour with the leader of the world's largest democracy. prime minister manmohan singh arrived two hours ago at the white house. this is the first official state visit of the obama presidency. they will hold a news coverage this hour. jill dougherty joining us with a preview. why india for the president's first state visit? >> reporter: just take the word that the president used and that is indispensable. there are issues of nuclear power, terrorism, climate change, disease, hunger, poverty and even afghanistan. it's really a broad range and that's what the two leaders are talking about right now. they will be coming out as you mentioned and having very brief comments and taking a couple of questions from reporters. it's a big day with a very busy agenda. and both leaders stressing the potential of this economica
HLN
Nov 27, 2009 12:00pm EST
means a very big change for one of the shuttle's crew. >>> president obama will announce his new plan for a troop increase in afghanistan tuesday, plus new information on what he might be saying. the troops who may get called to deploy as soon as the end of next month. >> it's like christmas every day. >> this man is a freegan. we'll tell you exactly what that term means. you're watching hln. i'm richelle carey. black friday is in full swing. stores are offering any number of door buster deals to get you and other bargain hunters to open up your wallets. early birds hit some stores on thanksgiving and more retailers opened at midnight. people are snapping up deals, practical gifts and hard-to-find items as well. laptops, cameras, flat panel tvs, gps devices are flying off the shelves. retailers are hoping this season will be the reseverse of last yr which was one of the worst in decades. by tradition black friday is the day shoppers would push stores into profitability for the year, but many customers say they are watching their budget. >> we got here at like 2 a.m. she wanted to brin
CSPAN
Nov 21, 2009 7:00am EST
that president obama signed last january was way too small. the economy needs a second big infusion. conservative-leaning economists say no. they say it has been wasteful and ineffectual and harmful because it adds to the nation's debt. it says the legislation is helping an economy in a free- fall to grow again and shed fewer jobs that would otherwise have been shed. they say it is roughly on track. they want to avoid cutting teachers, police officers, and other workers. there is more on this story. we will read more but we want your thoughts on the need of a second stimulus package. we are asking you if you think it is a worthy step. you have an opinion on that, please call us. one more story -- this is talking about the jobless rate that was mentioned in the front- page piece. this is a bloomberg news story that you can find in "the new york times." it says that the unemployment rate fell in 10 states including massachusetts, where it declined to 8.9%, new hampshire dropped to 6.9% and west virginia which fell to 8.5%. the number of states with at 10% unemployment held at 14 last month. the sta
HLN
Nov 3, 2009 6:00am EST
obama brought out so many more democrats. as far as geography, places like camden, new jersey, new ark, new jersey -- heavily african- american counties. if gov. corzine is turning out strong numbers there and winning by margins of 70/30, he will probably win the election. at the same time, there are a handful of gop leading counties in the state. if you see chris christie, the republican challenger, taking those with over 60%, he may be on his way to victory tonight. the big enchilada is the largest county in new jersey. it is historically a swing county. if chris christie can match or win there, he will win the election. no republican statewide has ever run the race in new jersey without this county. host: what about the impact of the third-party candidate? >> chris daggett, the independent, was taking upwards of 20% in some polls, but he has relief faded in recent weeks. he is back to single digits. in talking to folks here, they're uncertain of what is impact will be. the democrats believe the closer he is to 10%, the better chance to have. corzine is probably not going to get 50%
ABC
Nov 3, 2009 4:30am EST
: what do we these contests say after electing president obama to the white house? >> if president -- if the demomoats lose all three of those races. >> reporter: the white house is down playing the election's outcomes. the president inherered daunting challelees. >> we have spent a decent amount ofof time talking about one her in afghanistan. we e leaded to an either bigger one. >>> virginia hurtado live in washington, thanks. >>> our election coverage continues on "good morning america." when al gore weighs in on the challenges ahead for the obama white house. >>> a developing story this morning from north korea, it announced it has enough plutonium to make one nucucar bomb. thisay be an attempt to force the u.s. into direction talks with the north. >>> fresh off his re-election victory president hamid karzai is reaching out. we have more on what president karzai has to say. >> reporter: good morning. one day after being declared defacto winner of the election, president karzai made his victory speech. a victory marred by allegations of voter fraud. karzai acknowledged the damage
NBC
Nov 26, 2009 4:30am EST
whether the couple interacted with president obama or india's prime minister, who was guest of honor. there was no threat of danger to the president, because the couple went through the same metal security checkpoints as other guests. >>> well, nbc news has learned new details ahead of president obama's upcoming announcement on the u.s.-led strategy in afghanistan. officials say the president has, in fact, come to a final decision on a number of additional troops that will be september to the country. until yesterday, aides said the president was still weighing his options. the military expects the number of added forces to come in around 30,000. as the president seeks to sell his strategy to a skeptical public, the white house says the u.s. will not be in afghanistan eight years from now. >>> for millions of americans, thanksgiving means a few simple things, family, food, and a famous parade. today marks the 83rd annual macy's thanksgiving day pare where music, marching and some giant balloons are getting ready to take off. nbc's michelle franzen joins us live in manhattan for a sne
FOX News
Nov 13, 2009 5:00am EST
warriors including bill: impact segment tonight, still no decision from president obama over whether to send more troops to afghanistan as requested. the mother of soldier killed in afghanistan is fed up. >> i pray for the leaders every day that they are guided to make good decisions. this is to the president of the united states. it is time, it is time to make a decision. bill: today we learn the u.s. ambassador to afghanistan doesn't want more troops. so chaos reigns. joining us now from washington former ambassador to the u.n. and author of the book the prosperity agenda. here in the k.t. mcfarland defense official in the reagan administration. you can debate policy. i sympathize because it is a very complicated situation. he doesn't want to get into another vietnam or even another iraq in the early stages. however, however, now you have abject chaos. the ambassador pitted against the top general in the field. these guys talk every day. >> sure. bill: one is saying we need them. the other guy is saying don't send them. this is bad. >> it's not just. this remember, mcchrystal was t
CSPAN
Nov 4, 2009 6:00am EST
bob mcdonacdonnell be the first since 2002. obama was the first democrat to win there in more than four decades. in new jersey incumbent jon corzine lost to chris christi. here's ari fleischer on what this might mean for the obama administration and democrats. >> the first year of any presidential election or midterm right after a presidential party in power, almost always suffers big losses. that's what you can anticipate if history is any guide. here's the killer statistic if i'm a democrat. in virginia in 2008 when barack obama took virginia, people under 30 were 21% of the electorate. today they were 10%. the black vote was 20% of all virginia votes last year. today it was 15%. the very coalition that put barack obama over the top is not showing up. >> but democrats still may make election history. correspondent richard lui will take a look at a new york congressional race in a few minutes and more on the wider implications of these elections. >>> more infants and young people are hospitalized for swine flu but in california older people are more likely to die from it. a study
FOX News
Nov 16, 2009 6:00am EST
words, they have got a choice, civil liberties which the barack obama administration has made a case for or opening up all these national secrets, the security secrets and how did we get them and can a lead sheik mohammed, peter, has the right to ask for everything we have got. peter: constitutional rights as if he were a american brought before a federal court in new york city. and this is a delicate balance that will have to be buttressed here. how much cia intelligence? how much department of defense intelligence? how much fbi intelligence comes out in the wash in this trial? and what's the greater good? gretchen: to me, the biggest thing to me is that there is no guarantee that you get a conviction. so you could ostensibly have these guys walking free. that, to me, is the biggest problem in this whole thing amongst all of the other reasons like how do you know what judge is going to be assigned to it? will it be a judge that believes that the constitutional rights of even a 9/11 terrorist are more important than a conviction? in other words, could they throw out some of the evide
NBC
Nov 1, 2009 6:30pm EST
-b.com for details. >>> dropping out. a dramatic day in afghanistan raising questions about president obama's next move. >>> back on the trail. the first big political test of the president in two key states. >>> new clues. what really happened inside the house of horrors in cleland. tonight, we're learning more. >>> and running down a dream. and making history today at the >>> and running down a dream. and making history today at the new york city marathon. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening, everyone. the obama administration, which has been engaged in deep soul-searching over the military mission in afghanistan, is embracing a controversial decision that leaving karzai as that nation's president. as expected today the man who opposed karzai for the job in a flawed and disputed election dropped out of the runoff contest. a development that moves the obama administration one step closer to a decision on whether to commit more american troops to a war that grows more difficult by the day. nbc's chief foreign course dents richard engel starts us off tonight with the late
HLN
Nov 22, 2009 1:00pm EST
. president obama said that it would be under $900 billion. it is not. president obama said it would not add to the deficit. it will. president obama said that no one would lose the health care that they have and they will. this is a terrible bill. >> all of us have made sure this bill pays for itself. we're embarking on something very new and very important, this health care bill, and we've all committed that it be paid for, something that hasn't happened in ten years. that is no longer business as usual. and that's why -- that's one of the reasons this bill is the right way to go. >> the white house praised the senate for moving that health care plan forward. press secretary robert gibbs said the senate is one step closer to providing stability and security for those with health insurance and extending quality het coverage to those who lack it. >>> at least 29 people are dead and a dozen are missing after a ferry accident off the coast of sumatra. it went down in high seas this morning. so far, rescuers have pulled more than 240 people from the water. the ferry sank about 90 minutes into a
HLN
Nov 29, 2009 7:00am EST
obama's state dinner say they want a six figure payment for an interview. that, at least, is according to a tv executive that spoke to the "associated press" on condition of anonymity. they also told them that tareq and michaele salahi said to get their bids in. >>> looks like black friday ended up being a mixed bag. shoppers flocked to the stores but sales nationwide were up by just .5%. sales are expected to increase by nearly 2% for the entire holiday season. the nation real tail federation predicted more people would go shopping but spent less. tomorrow is cybermonday when many people shop online. >>> we still don't know much about the car accident that send tiger woods to the hospital. he is not talking yet. as susan candiotti reports, that is only fueling the mystery surrounding the incident. >> reporter: the cracked-up front end of what's believed to be tiger woods cadillac suv, photos provided anonymously to cnn affiliate, the shots taken after the golfing phenom crashed into a fire hydrant at the end of his driveway and slammed into the neighbor's tree. >> he was on the ground
ABC
Nov 4, 2009 4:30am EST
chosen the gop candidate as their next governor. >> president obama had campaigned for the democrats in both races. viviana hurtado is joining us from washington for what those results might mean for the white house. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, vinita and jeremy. political analysts say the results are not a referendum on the president but on the state of the economy. republicans will be moving into the governor's office both new jersey and virginia. >> tonight you have hired me. thank you. >> reporter: bob mcdonnell beat creigh deeds in virginia. chris christie ousted incumbent jon corzine in new jersey. >> we know the challenges we face and over the next four years we'll have our work cut out for us. >> reporter: these states helped the president take the white house last year. the gop says the defeat of democratic candidates is a referendum on mr. obama, but exit polls suggest otherwise. in virginia and new jersey about half of voters approved of the president's handling of his job and most say he was not a factor in their votes. the fault line was the weak economy. a
PBS
Nov 25, 2009 6:00pm EST
" this wednesday: the lead story: president obama announces he'll go to the global climate summit, while a new study shows cutting emissions will make people healthier. judy woodruff and ray suarez have our coverage. then, after the other news of the day, margaret warner explores the military options for the u.s. in afghanistan. paul solman reports on the gold rush of 2009, as the value of the dollar plummets. >> if you're worried about inflation, if you're worried about the u.s. government not being able to pay its debt, if you're worried about worrying >> lehrer: and jeffrey brown gets the latest on toyota's recall of more than four million cars and trucks. major funding for the newshour with jim lehrer is provided by: >> what the world needs now is energy. the energy to get the economy humming again. the energy to tackle challenges like climate change. what if that energy came from an energy company? everyday, chevron invests $62 million in people, in ideas-- seeking, teaching, building. fueling growth around the world to move us all ahead. this is the power of human energy. chevron. ♪ >>
HLN
Nov 25, 2009 6:00am EST
to the airport. >>> president obama made a big promise about afghanistan and he's shooting for a goal that's been elusive since day one of the war. >>> some doctors will go casual when it comes to work attire. why some hospitals are saying no more ties. >>> first, though, i'm grateful to have you with us today, speaking of thanksgiving. the travel rush is on today. you may be surprised more people are traveling this year than last year. about 38.5 million people are expected to head out for the holiday weekend. listen to this, though. air travel is expected it drop. rain could slow things down for some of you. not everybody. so listen up. bob is going to have the thanksgiving forecast in a matter of seconds here -- well,a matter of minutes. >>> you may be one of the millions of people up early looking at the black friday deals online. melissa long is in for jennifer as she tells you about a huge spike in traffic to these black be friday websites to try to put it all together for you. >>> good morning, good morning. it's another indicator retailers could have a big day on friday. there's a researc
FOX News
Nov 28, 2009 12:00pm EST
president obama announces his decision on the way forward in afghanistan on tuesday night, will it be too little too late? joining me to discuss that question from the american university, former pakistani ambassador to the u.s., dr. ahmed and from the military side one of our military analysts major general bob scales. good to have you here today to talk about this. >> hi, brian. >> brian: let's talk about it, first of all, from a sort of a diplomatic standpoint. the president is going to apparently ramp up to some degree military forces inside afghanistan. now, your thoughts about that and how will he be received in the region? >> brian, my feeling is that the number of troops is not going to change the outcome of the war. it will make a difference, but not change it. what will change the outcome will be a strategy. president obama really needs to give a clear-cut strategy which ensures the long-term people's relationship which guards interest of america, relationship with afghanistan and pakistan and that's a difficult order because right now you have unpopular, leaders. >> theoretica
CSPAN
Nov 25, 2009 11:00pm EST
center. stanley greenberg, part of a panel discussing the obama presidency. from the jfk library and museum, terrorism and nuclear weapons. later, howard dean anddick armey -- and dick armey on capitalism. >> special middle east envoy george mitchell discussed a decision by the israeli government to temporary -- temporarily limit expansion in the west bank. he speaks with reporters about the middle east peace process for a half-hour. >> welcome to the briefing. as promised, the senator is here and he will give you an update on the recent enactment by it -- announcement by the israeli government with regard to a settlement. . . we believe it is the best way for them to live in peace and security. it is also in the national security interest of the united states it is urgently needed. the president knows achieving this goal will be difficult. he has said that he will not one of her -- waver in his pursuit in the middle east. for that reason, he has dedicated himself and his it ministration to the resumption of negotiations and to the creation of an atmosphere that maximizes thesucc
FOX News
Nov 2, 2009 9:00am EST
has president obama been doing there? kelly: basically he is trying to promote the man who is an incumbent, someone who could take on the challenge of running the garden state and the good works that he claims he has done. he is facing quite a threat from the republican challenger, chris christie. the governor yesterday basically stated that the president is his hero. the president said that this crisis that we are trying to get out of has been peddled by the republican party for years. the president said that this mess was created when he was sworn in. the race is in a dead heat. bill: put out that fire down the street. kelly: not coming here, fortunately. [laughter] bill: from new jersey to virginia, what is the investment by the white house on that side? >> a tough race for them. the democratic candidate is double digits behind the republican candidate, who has been winning the kinds of supporters that the president got during the election. independent voters, moderate republicans, bob mcconnell has been taking a strong message to them. as a result of that, deeds has bac
CSPAN
Nov 12, 2009 6:00am EST
meade. morning, sunshine. here's what's going on. president obama wants to make a move in afghanistan, but he doesn't like any of his options. he's asked his top advisers for help. why even that option isn't getting results. >>> one punch landed boxer mike tyson in the back of a police car. come on. he says the whole thing's a matter of self-defense. >>> and taylor swift gets her moment and then some. her big, big night at the country music awards. and the joke they just couldn't pass up again and again and again. >>> first, though, our top story. the number of americans who have died from the swine flu may be four times higher than we first thought. "the new york times" says the cdc estimates that h1n1 may have killed 4,000 people in the united states since april. the virus isn't getting more dangerous but the cdc is now counting lab confirmed cases and deaths from complications related to h1n1. >>> president obama got four options from advisers about afghanistan, and he turned them all down. a white house official says the president has growing doubts about the afghan government, an
CNN
Nov 24, 2009 9:00am EST
minutes from now, president obama and the first lady will welcome india's prime minister, manmohan singh. it's the obama administration's first state visit. cnn foreign affairs correspondent jill dougherty is joining us now live from the wous wi white house with more on this. good morning, jill. tell us more about the events today and why they're so significant. >> reporter: well, the events, number one, there's a lot of pomp and circumstance with this. it is the president's first state visit, and so symbolically, but also in a very substantiative way, you're going to have a lot of things happening today. beginning with the arrival ceremony very shortly, about to take place. normally, that would be on the south lawn. there would be military guard and all of that. but since it's been raining for a couple of days and rightening a little bit, but it's going to be inside. nonetheless, pretty formal event. then you're going to have meetings, bilateral meeting, the two leaders sitting down, one on one. then, of course, an expanding bilat, as they call them, where their aides will be taking par
HLN
Nov 26, 2009 6:00am EST
obama's first state dinner and went on to brag about it. >>> a bounty is put on the head of anyone who shoots and kills a child in one city. the reward is there on the billboard. why one reverend says this had to be done. plus -- >> well, i'm here for two laptops and a plasma tv. >> even before the turkey is even in the oven, bargain hunters are already in line to cash in on black friday. is this crazy or what? >>> first, though, you want to talk about crazy, the secret service is trying to figure out how a couple crashed tuesday's state dinner. the reality show wannabes were reportedly not on the guest list but somehow got in. agents say the couple went through scanners and that president obama was never in danger but a former white house security adviser says the couple could face some serious charges for lying to federal officials. >> this is a pretty serious crime not to mention as you say it's a threat. they would have been screened and not had weapons on them but of course once you're into the state dinner, there are knifes and forks and cutlery and literally we've seen pictures
HLN
Nov 4, 2009 6:00am EST
are falling in the artic. the global sea level is rising. i am satellited to note that president obama and you in your daily -- i am delighted to note that president obama and you in your daily work know that the climate is important in your daily task. of new technologies offers great opportunities for growth and innovative jobs. and innovative jobs. . no doubt about it, in december the world will look to us, to theure peaians and to the americans. and it is true there can be no agreement without china and india. but i'm convinced once we and europe and america show ourselves ready to adopt binding agreements, we will also be able to persuade china and india to join in, and then in copenhagen we shall be able to overcome this wall separating the present and future in the interest of our children and grandchildren, and in the interest of sustainable development all over the world. ladies and gentlemen, i'm convinced just as we found the strength in the 20th century to bring about the fall of the wall made of concrete and barbed wire, we shall now show the necessary strength to overcome the wal
CSPAN
Nov 24, 2009 7:00am EST
thaat twitter.com/c-spanwj. with finances already stretched, "the obama administration is expected to recommit soon at the cost of $1 million per soldier. where will the money come from? take a guess. they want an additional tax on the upper bracket. they can afford it, he explained, they have done incredibly well. the top end of the u.s. middle- class my question that assessment." we have a related editorial from "the wall street journal." we want to check in with mike allen this morning. you are amongst those reporting about the speech next tuesday night. what are you hearing? of caller: that the president is not only ready to announce, but explain his decision to the american people. that will be tough, he will be pushed from the left and the raft -- left and the right about what he comes up with. the speech will probably be in prime time, one week from today, we will see the president's defense secretary and other key officials on capitol hill, elaborating on this strategy. the question that you raised about money is a big one. those figures that you gave it from the budget dir
NBC
Nov 4, 2009 4:30am EST
after democrats swept to power on the coattails of president obama, yesterday voters gave republicans key victories in two races for governor. while the white house says this year's vote is not a referendum on the president, an emboldened gop is already setting its sights on next year's midterms. nbc's kristen dahlgren reports. >> reporter: the news was a disappointment for democrats. in the state where president obama won just last year and campaigned with democrat this election cycle. >> thank you. thank you. thank you, friends in virginia. >> reporter: it is republican bob mcdonnell who will be the next governor. >> tonight's eat victory is a clear sign that we, the people, are fed up with the obama/pelosi/mccain agenda. >> reporter: early in the day the white house rejected the notion he would be. >> i don't believe that local elections in virginia and new jersey pretend a lot about legislative success or political success in the future. i just don't. >> reporter: but political success was a definite struggle for the president's fellow democrats. usual democratic stronghold of new
FOX
Nov 3, 2009 7:00am EST
in election so tainted with fraud that his challenging dropped out. president obama personally called him. >> i emphasized that this has to be a point in time in which we begin to write a new chapter. he assured me that he understood the importance of this moment. but as i indicated to him, the proof is not going to be in words, it's going to be in deeds. >> the white house says despite the canceled election, the president's decision on troop levels could still be weeks away. >>> joining us with more on the situation in afghanistan is malu innocent from the catoe institute. good morning. good to see you again. >> good to see you. >> we enjoyed your analysis in afghanistan, we wanted to have you back to talk about the latest development. karzai again president for another five years. what are the implications. i think we scratched our heads and said where is the runoff. >> he won by default simply because abdullah has opted out because of the pervasive amount of fraud that riddled the first election, it wasn't clear that second round wouldn't also be riddled with allegations of voter fraud
ABC
Nov 30, 2009 3:35am EST
>>> it is a busy week for the obama administration on economic matters. today the treasury department is expected to start pressuring mortgage companies to cut payments for troubled homeowners. on thursday the white house hosted a jobs summit to confront unemployment. friday the government releases november figures on unemployment. >>> one in four homeowners owes more on their mortgage than what their property is worth. lenders are supposed to help those in trouble but abc's rachel martin reports today, the govern act >> reporter: the obama administration says banks aren't doing enough to help millions of americans at risk of losing their homes. so they'll announce a new strategy that will involve a campaign to name and shame. for nearly a year, the administration has been offering cash to banks if they'll lower mortgage payments for homeowners in crisis. the head of the program tells the "new york times" the banks are not doing a good enough job. some of the firms ought to be embarrasse andbe. members of the administration aren't the only ones frustrated. days ago a judge
CSPAN
Nov 12, 2009 7:00am EST
'm robin meade. president obama wants to make a move in afghanistan but doesn't like any of the options. he asked his top advisers for help and even that option is not getting results. >> i went to the temple bar district of dublin and drank alcohol there like any normal adult would. >> pictures of her drinking may have cost her her job. why she was fired over her facebook page. >> ♪ when you are 15 and somebody told you they love you ♪ ♪ you will believe them ♪ >> she got her moment and then some. the big joke that nobody could pass up. >>> our stop story, the number of americans that died from the swine flu may have been four times higher than first thought. the h1n1 may have killed 4,000 people in the united states since april. the cdc is now counting lab confirmed cases and deaths complicated from h1n1. >>> president obama got four options from advisers about afghanistan, and he turned them all down. a white house official says the president has growing doubts about the afghan government, and he wants an exit strategy before sending extra troops. so he sent all his staff recomme
HLN
Nov 16, 2009 6:00am EST
that one of president obama's desires was to look forward, not backward. there was talk of holding serious investigations about how we got into the war in iraq and all the various lines and misleading information that was part of that whole scenario, but that has not happened. >> what have you learned so far? >> as i said, how powerful the process can be. >> do you have one in mind that was more powerful than others? >> you can go through all of american history. one of the most interesting is harry truman investigating the defense industry during world war two. he got away with it. he is a democrat in the senate, investigating franklin roosevelt's activities in spending in the war, bringing top defense contractors and putting them on the carpet and saving the country billions of dollars when they look at some of these contracts and how they were read. there were air men that were flying in airplanes were the engines were falling off. they would bring in somebody like curtis of curtis aircraft and tell them that the specs are wrong if the winds aloft. -- with wins all off w allings fall of
FOX
Nov 26, 2009 6:00am EST
to the left to get by that. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >> thank you. >>> president obama will spend his first thanksgiving in office with his family at the white house. >> yesterday, he shared this message. the president said, quote, il be giving thanks for my family and if all the wisdom, support and love they have brought that my life. the president goes on to say that we should all remember those who can't be with the ones they love today, especially troops overseas right now. >>> and u.s. troops overseas are already enjoying the thanksgiving feast. this is video from the defense department just coming ifrom baghdad. look good, right? these troops are from the wisconsin air national guard. it took a ton of thank you, you, # hundred pounds of stuffy and 3,000 slices of pumpkin pie to feed this unit of more than 3,000 soldiers. >> well, it is possible to make it through the holidays without starting the new year drowning in debt. coming up next, tips on getting every on your list knocked out without take a big hit to your bank account. >> looks like more people plan to s
FOX News
Nov 27, 2009 6:00am EST
fight over the war of after span. what president obama now do over the war with democrats. clayton: it is the busiest shopping day of the year. hundreds of thousands. they're lining up, looking for those bargains and looking for those deals. we will have the latest on that as well. ainsley: and happy birthday to tim pawlenty. he is turning 49 today. ⌟axozp7óú+l'?p clayton: welcome back to "fox & friends." fox news alert. the governor of afghanistan's kandahar province narrowly escaped an assassination attempt this morning. a roadside bomb exploded as he was on his way to a mosque for friday's prayers. the car was damaged but the governor escaped unharmed. kandahar is an important piece of battle for afghanistan. the city is focused to be the focus of additional build-up of tens out of thousands of troops there. underscores what we heard on tuesday as the president lays out his plans for afghanistan. rick: the top military commander on the ground has asked for around 40,000 troops. the president not expected to give him that number completely. the estimates right now are report
ABC
Nov 2, 2009 2:20am EST
day long. >>> difficult decisions. the world awaits president obama's military plans for afghanistan after an unexpected political move. >>> then, cleveland murders. six dead women found in one home. a suspect's disturbing background. >>> and, millionaire fair. who's catering to the ultra-rich during a recession. >> everybody's talking about the crisis but we don't feel it. >> it's monday, november 2nd. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." >> you recovering from all the candy this weekend? >> i didn't have that much. i see you've got a stockpile. >> i knew people were going to bring in candy. a good amount next to my desk. >> that's my favorite too, the kit kat. you're going to have to share that. >> i'll give you some. one kit kat. >> i'm vinita nair. >> i'm jeremy hubbard. >>> it now appears hamid karzai will be the president of afghanistan for the next five years. his main challenger heading into a runoff election has dropped out. abdullah abdullah made the surprising announcement over the weekend. >> secretary of state hillary clinton says the administration will work with
NBC
Nov 1, 2009 6:00am EST
followed some good advice that the obama administration provided him. he waited until the last minute to bring him in and then he brought him into the tidewater area. i think mcdonnell has been very smart in how he's responded to his critics, even some of the attack ads, he's bn very, very smart in the way he's handled the attack ads. so, i just think, you know, it's going to be mcdonnell. >> jerry, the president -- the president did show up there last week. and surprisingly, to some, he had a lot of supporters and a lot of people who said this race is not about you. >> well, if there's such a thing as a miracle in virginia, it would be deeds pulling it out, like you said. but the president showing up there the other day, there's great hope that he will be able to do something for deeds. but we've been saying on this very show it's too late. he came on the 28th of october. the election is, what, november 3rd. and there was is this distancing, remember, when obama first went to virginia over the stimulus package project. there was no deeds there. everybody else was there but deeds didn
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